Excellent Queer/Lesbian Films
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In this completely informal poll that wasn’t even really a poll, here are some of the queer films that you all answered when I asked what is your favorite lesbian/queer film of all time?
Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love (7)
But I’m a Cheerleader (6)
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (5)
By Hook or By Crook (4)
Better Than Chocolate (3)
Fried Green Tomatoes (3)
Imagine Me & You (2)
High Art (2)
One mention each:
All Over Me
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Itty Bitty Titty Committee
Paris is Burning
Tipping the Velvet
Boys Don’t Cry
The Alley Cats (by Radley Metzger – “1960s lesbian sexploitation at its finest”)
Derek Jarman’s “The Garden”
Puccini For Beginners
Show Me Love (aka Fucking Amal)
The Gay Bed and Breakfast Terror
Aimee & Jaguar
Kissing Jessica Stein
Films that weren’t mentioned (but probably should’ve been):
Perhaps you know some young gay folks who might just love to have their little queer worlds rocked the way ours were when we first saw some of these films, when we first saw ourselves reflected on screen, given that it’s the holidays and all.
And speaking of the holidays – want to be a Gay Santa for Sylvia’s Place, homeless queer youth services?
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Expand Your Shopping List This Christmas – Be a Gay Santa MCCNY/Homeless Youth Services is seeking volunteers for our “Gay Santa” program. Gay Santas respond to letters written by the LGBT youth in our program requesting gifts. Gifts are mailed or dropped off at the shelter so that each young person has a gift to open Christmas morning. Interested? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org